Research Associate II

Kelly Scientific Resources • South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Research Associate II(South San Francisco, CA)

Temporary Assignment for12 months (may extend longer)


  • We are seeking a talented individual for a temp position in the Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology department as part of the small molecule drug discovery program in South San Francisco.

  • The candidate will be working in the biophysics group supporting projects using Surface Plasmon Resonance SPR , to provide fragment screens, hit validation, SAR, and mechanism of action studies to support early stage research and discovery programs.

  • This individual will independently develop, validate, perform, analyze and interpret SPR experiments.


  • The successful candidate will have quantitative experience in at least 1 biophysical technique SPR, NMR, crystallography, etc. and have a solid background in protein biochemistry and biophysics.

  • While the work will be heavily SPR-driven previous experience with that technology is not required as long as the candidate has a significant background in rigorous precision measurement.

  • Individuals with strong organization and communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are strongly sought.


  • The qualified individual will have a BS or MS in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or a related field, preferably with at least 3 years of relevant experience using biophysical or biochemical methods for small molecule drug discovery projects.

Why Kelly?

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

About Kelly Services

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